Sonia Friedman Productions

BBC Arts brings ‘Uncle Vanya’ stage production to the screen

The UK’s BBC Arts has commissioned a special screen version of Olivier Award-winner Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov stage production Uncle Vanya. Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and the all3Media-owned Angelica Films, the play will have a theatrical released before being aired on BBC Four as part of the pubcaster’s Culture in Quarantine initiative. Directed for stage by […]

BBC in Israeli drama remake first

UK pubcaster BBC One is working on an adaptation of Israeli scripted format The A Word. The series is thought to represent the first time a British broadcaster has acquired and remade an Israeli scripted format, though US channel Showtime’s UK remake of Prisoners of War is popular on Channel 4. Endemol-owned Fifty fathoms, which […]